Maryland State Careers for Veterans

Maryland State Government appreciates the value of the experience you gained while serving our country.  This page contains resources Maryland provides to returning veterans - employment opportunities, veteran services, upcoming events and more.

While veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments, the following recruitments may be especially suitable for t​hose with a military background. 

  • Administrative Program Manager​
  • Assistant Medical Examiner​
  • Assessor I​
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician, Helicopter​​​
  • Budget Analyst I, II, III and IV​
  • Building Security Officer​​
  • CDA Lending and Risk Analyst​
  • Correctional Mainte​​nance Officer I, Plumbing
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Cybersecurity Program Manager​
  • Database Specialist II​​
  • Deputy Health Officer​
  • Disabilities Associate​
  • DJS Case Management Spec I​​
  • Engineer​​​
  • Emergency Manager​​​
  • Epidemiologist I​I​
  • Forensic Investigator​​
  • Health Physicist Trainees​
  • Information Technology - Positions​​​
  • Military CapsMaintenance Mechanic
  • Maryland State Police Cadet​
  • Maryland State Police Trooper, Trooper Medic and Cadet
  • Military Honor Guard Specialist I​
  • Motor Equipment​ Operator​
  • MSP Forensic Scientist​
  • MSP Instructor Pilot
  • MSP Pilot​
  • Natural Resources Planner​
  • Park Services Manager
  • Parole and Probation Agent​
  • Plumber​
  • Police Communication Operator​
  • Program Manager III​
  • Psychologist​
  • Public Service Engineer III​
  • Registered Nurse​​
  • Radio Technician Supervisor General​
  • Social Work​ - Positions​​
  • TEACHERS - Positions Located Throughout Maryland Special Education Teachers - Juvenile Services Education​
  • Teacher - Culinary Arts Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry – Adult Correctional Education) 
  • Teacher-Plumbing Instructor (Teacher Series-Trades and Industry - Adult Correctional Education)
  • Teacher - Printing Technology Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry - Adult Correctional Education)
  • Training and Exercise Specialist ​​
  • Unemployment Insurance Professional I​
  • Vaccination Positions - Non Clinical Staff​
  • Veterans Affairs - Positions​
  • Work Adjustment Coordinator​

  • To assist you in determining appropriate job families within Maryland State Government, we have provided crosswalks (or careers in the military service followed by a comparable state employment classification) to recommend positions for which you may qualify based on your military service. 
    Visit our State Jobs page and review job announcements currently open.  Make sure you meet the necessary minimum qualifications prior to applying as different positions require different levels of education and experience.  Below is a chart of military occupations and corresponding state job families.  This is not a comprehensive list of all crosswalks but a large sample.

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    Crosswalk - Military and Maryland State Job Classifications​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​